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crashing over everything, was so enamored by . >> india to conduct clinical trials how poor indians are being used as human guinea pigs. >> please don't do these trials on poor people. rich people can overcome these, but the whole family suffers. >> it's the technology that's set to transform the manufacturing industry. press control p and get lots of print on paper, but the pen, too. >> i think eventually it will completely transform the way products are made. >> hello. new york, the city that never sleeps. a good reason to stay awake. superstorm seaped shut down the subway system and stock exchange and the presidential election campaigning. it has been a shock to a country built on a belief in man's destiny to create a better world, but there are limits. mark was in the united states to see the devastation firsthand. >> welcome to hoboken, a poor city on the new jersey side of the hudson. places like this felt the worst of it and by the time we got there the water had already fallen by four feet. on the heights above power lines had been brought down across the street, bringing li
on wednesday morning after the president of india rejected his plea for mercy. a pakistani national, he had been sentenced to death by a court in mumbai on charges of waging war against india, and murder. india's prime -- foreign minister said that pakistan objected to the decision we attempted to communicate with the pakistan -- a objected to the decision. >> we attempted to communicate with the pakistan foreign office. and since those comments were not received by the foreign office, by fax we communicated with them. >> outside, people have been celebrating an enchanting -- and chanting. execution, while legally in india, is rare. the last one was eight years ago. this man carried out one of the deadliest attack this country has seen. >> his body has been buried in the premises of this jail. the timing is significant, because it comes just days before the fourth anniversary of the november, 2008 deaths. >> last year, lasala or had the second-highest murder rate in the world. -- el salvador had the second highest murder rate in the world. earlier this year, a truce was broken between the t
will be watching very closely is india. one of china's largest trading partners. a rather unequal relationship. exports -- giant -- a three-time is from china to india. apparently the religious has been improving recently. trade ministers left where china assured india of greater market access. let's listen to what the indian finance minister has been saying about that relationship. >> china is an important country for india. they are a neighbor. they are the largest trading partner. and we remain engaged. at the same time, continue trying to create a balance because there is an adverse balance of trade, and we are seeking market access to companies -- in be in pharmaceuticals. i hope it will happen. >> slightly closer to home for us. we heard about the european growth forecast plummeting. what can they do and what and the european central bank can do about it with interest rates? >> we will be hearing from the ecb in about a half an hour's time. the expectation is they are going to keep interest rates steady at 0.75%. more interestingly will be what mario draghi actually says after that meeti
, a cyclone has battered the southern india states. many of the coastal areas are pretty low lying, and up to 100,000 people have had to be evacuated. we understand seven people have been killed. five sailors also missing after an oil tanker ran aground off the city of chanai. our correspondent is there. >> a lot of the crew were rescued, some of them yesterday, a few early this morning, when two helicopters were able to get some of them off that ship. but five sailors are still missing. they've been missing since yesterday. in fact, there's growing concern now over their safety quite simply because it's been something like 20 hours since it went missing. the wind here has picked up a bit, but it's knock like the 100-kilometer winds that we experienced when the cyclone first made landfall yesterday. a lot of people, as you can see, are out on the beach, mainly to look at the ship mind me. there's a lot of oil on that tanker, and they are worried as it drifts closer to shore, they're concerned that some of that oil might actually come out of that ship and create an even bigger problem. >> h
have the editorial director of india today, and a very big star blasters program, i enjoyed our encounter last year and expects similar feistiness, m.j. akbar. finally, we have paul madison, who is commander of the navy. thank you for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me and i went online to find a chinese event is being held right now. there are no canadians, japanese, americans, on this panel. we don't have any chinese today, but we should have a lot of fun discussing strategy in asia pacific region with china, but i also want to acknowledge that that voice may not be with us today, but that could be giving us room to run. i went to china and visited with the ministry of foreign affairs and i met with their director and the finally said i cannot understand what the grand strategy is. this was about 2004. and i said, what is your grand strategy? and it was how to keep you guys distracted. [laughter] that seems to be shifting. one of the very interesting things, i know this is not a u.s. panel, but just two days ag
india. a wide variety of items that people decorate their homes with, you'll find people wearing new and colorful clothes over the five day festivities. it's also considered a good time to buy cars, homes and jewelry. that's because it's a festival honoring the god es of wealth, lakshima. it's tradition to offer prayers, and that's what's happening here in our office. it's considered a particularly nice spirit, so even though it is a national holiday, stock markets are open for trading. but it is at nighttime when india's streets really come alive with the festivities. homes and shops are lit up with hundreds of lights and fire crackers are burst as families come together to celebrate one of india's biggest festivals. >> and to all of you celebrating, happy duvali. and the pentagon has said the top american commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is to be put under investigation. now general allen who denies any wrong doing is to be investig are being described as alleged inappropriate communications with one of the two women at the heart of the scandal that led to mr. petraeus
right now. we have strengthened our ties with india. the indian prime minister paying a visit to washington in 2009 was the official state visit. we have the strategic dialogue with india. we see india as a partner for the 21st century and welcome their effort to look east and play a larger role in asia, including the indian ocean. at the same time, we of help realize indonesia's potential as a global partner. there is an excellent relationship between the prime minister and the president. it has been a terrific partnership. third line of the effort, promoting regional cooperation, peaceful resolution of disputes and adherence to human-rights and international law. at a global level, the president strongly supported making the g-20 in the international forum for economic cooperation. this brought a into global economic decision making. -- asia into global economic decision making. president obama became the first u.s. president to join the east asia summit last year in bali. he will participate again this coming week in cambodia. this stress is a critically important aspect of
collide as coffee culture comes now to india. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ male announcer ] a european-inspired suspension, but not from germany. ♪ a powerful, fuel-efficient engine, but it's not from japan. ♪ it's a car like no other... inspired by a place like no other. introducing the all-new 2013 chevrolet malibu, our greatest malibu ever. ♪ >>> in a country where tea is deeply rooted in the culture, does india really stand a chance? we go to mumbai to find out. ♪ >> reporter: most people in india wake up to this every morning, a cup of chai, steaming, sweet, and milky. >> i think the lines are already starting. people are calling. >> there is a buzz. >> yeah, there is a buzz. >> reporter: one man believes that's changing. howard schultz, founder and ceo of the world's largest coffee chain, has p
of the companies you sell to don't have electricity that is reliable, correct? >> true. i was in india last week. half the women in india have no electric power or fresh potable water. when you enable her by putting a product together that saves her time, it changes her life. liz: well wit is just amazing you can do all of this stuff. look at their emerging market sales. 66% of the total sales. you're huge in india. you just got back. what did you see? >> now we've grown, took us about five years to start breaking even. five years to get to scale. now we have 180,000 women w so they're moving from the lower class to the middle class, to leadership. it's, it's having a dramatic impact. liz: do they have tupperware parties it sell all of this stuff? >> yeah. it is a little different twist. many don't have places where they live are big enough to have six to eight of their friends. they do it outside under tents. liz: they do it outside. that is interesting. you do it in 100 countries. i'm sure that is repeated elsewhere. >> yeah. liz: let's talk about some of the products. this is a storm story. n
of his war policy, it would not reach those people. in annual growth in india of 1%. indians understand what this order was all about. they wanted the confusion of independence. from may, 1947 is important because it is the modern 1776. america is the oldest country of the modern world. the american constitution provided us with the template for classless democracy. it was not achieved immediately, but it was the template. india is important in 1947 because india is the oldest nation of the post-colonial world. the indian constitution creates an ideological template for democracy. with the emergence of india, china had a different template. very interesting, we see these comparisons, two parties, congress and the chinese communist party, became the dominant force in the post independents space. both had to be discriminated because both came from economically driven needs. the chinese offered autocratic left. but had karimov -- charismatic leaders. long story short,ke i i'm waiting for the short part. >> just a little bit longer. both had charismatic leaders, but i [indiscernible] but re
. people in southern regions of india are dealing with heavy rain. mayo show gee joins us with the latest. >> this is due to the influence of the cyclonic storm which has made landfall. let me show you a video coming up from these regions. wednesday evening it made landfall and reported a maximum wind speed of 75 alcohol tears per hour err you can see those trs really swaying. the good news is that there's no significant damage that has been reported related from this storm system. but schools and colleges will be closed in the surrounding areas throughout your thursday. if we can pull back i can show you this storm will be moving inland as a deep depression. it has downgraded already. but the rainfall accumulation is going to be some staggering amounts the next few days, probab about 200 millimers on top what was we have aea be seeingn and around this area, more than 100 millimeterth in the past 24 hours has been falling. so the ground is very, very loose. any kind of additional rain fall could trigger flash flooding and further landslides across east regions. the wind, gale force winds,
stay ahead of the growth. instead of trying to catch up and make order out of chaos. >> trucks in india averaged just 21 kilometers per hour. that makes transporting perishable food a big challenge. public transport systems are also out of date. cities like delhi are growing too quickly. >> innovative transportation concepts are required to prevent cities from collapse, but only a few asian cities have already laid ground to cope with future needs. >> one theme at the asia-pacific conference of german business is that the infrastructure of asian cities needs to be completely reexamined. everything from roads to electricity. >> there is not enough capacity for power generation here. that has to be improved, and in the delivery of electricity, there are losses of up to 25% between the power station and the customer. >> german companies hope to play a role in upgrading and expanding the infrastructure. >> still to come, who are the next rulers of china? >> and how a german university is relocating to the red sea. >> we will be back in one minute with more. >> stick around. >> welcome back.
also affected india. seven people were killed when a cyclone struck the southeast coast. the rescue operation is under way for six sailors still missing after an oil tanker ran aground. from there, we've received this report. >> the feeling of the storm lashing india's east coast. out at sea, an oil tanker that ran aground when the cyclone struck. most of its 37 crew members have been rescued, but some are still missing. throughout the day, coast guard rescue teams have been in action, trying to find the remaining sailors. now they are preparing to tow the ship back to sea before it drifts further, creating an oil slick. the cyclone made landfall on wednesday, lashing the coast with rain and high winds with speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour. power lines were brought down, and roads have been damaged, but the loss of life has been kept to a minimum. along the coast in its many fishing villages, some signs of the storms are gone -- fishermen and their families have gone to higher ground. now they are waiting. >> the worst of the storm is now behind us. for many of these people,
and look at the issues that have to do with pakistan's relationship to india the issues that have to do with the sequence of events that will take place after 2014 when the american focus once again as steve mentioned, when the american focus become somewhat less on our relationship to counterterrorism and opens the door for more creative ways of business, academic, media and other links with pakistan that has suffered in last 10 years because of our focus. i guess i come out out of your question answering that i'm cautiously optimistic that there were two things on the rails which if you know what happened over the last two years is not an easy thing. it was kind of like rolling down the side of the -- with rocks and cactus is is an you don't know how far the ripping go so when i see these keeping things on track it's not easy to keep things on track and pakistan is the way it is mismanaged and the difficulties in our relationship but if we are able to do so after 2014 there will be a prospect that we can open up to new kinds of cooperation if we are not slaves to a bilateral vision ba
to return to india to get married in next month or so. >> they went shopping and in this area, maybe gilroy, somewhere. i don't know yet. they want to go to india for married. >> this morning while returning from shopping the family's suv clipped the back of a cruiser, that had just pulled over near the embarcadero road. the suv rolled. theztap officer stopped to assit people in a truck fixing a flat. the chp says the officer was several feet from traffic. >> he had on emergency lights in the back. if you notice they're enforcing if you see an officer or a tow truck on the right, you try to move left if possible. >> the chp says the father was driving with his wife in the passenger seat n the back their four daughters ages 12-24. >> four parties appeared to have been restrained. under investigation the parties ejected whether or not they were wearing their seat belts. >> the chp officer says he was wearing a seat all. all lanes were open, but foufr still closed are the express way onramp as well as embarcadero road off ramp. chp trying to figure out why this car veered, saying there is no s
right, we have a merchant class and gdp growth rate more than double the united states in india. one of the largest populations in the world, some valuable investment opportunities down there. joining us now, chairman and cofounder with more on the real estate market in india. india a lot of people are not sure what is happening. is it still considered an emerging market? >> sure. think you for having us here. as you said, gdp growth in india has been averaging 6% last several years. there is an emerging middle class that has growing incomes and the employment rates are up, so with the growing urbanization and with the recent government reforms on foreign investments, we see real estate as a great place to be. >> you have about $2 billion in your fund, private equity investing in housing in india. first of all middle class shrinking a little bit. we were seeing a big differential. >> middle class is growing. so in fact compared to china you have growing organizations close to 30%, likely to go up where china is at 50%. as we have seen employment growth, we've actually seen incomes ex
also finished lower after the rba cut its growth forecast. most miners finished in the red. in india, the sensex still in action now lower by about 1%. but hopes of a stake sale. orient express hotels rejected the bid. investors cheered the news after they worry about the impact of the acquisition on its balance sheet. ross, back to you. >> i'll pick it up now. any euphoria the obama administration feels could be erased by the thought of getting obama'sed edagenda through and divided congress. you can get more at cnbc.com. china is awaiting their new government and apparently expressing their envy of the u.s. democratic process. plenty more at changing china.cnbc.com. and also on the website, iranian warplanes fired an unmanned u.s. drone in international air space according to the pentagon. a formal warning was sent to tehran you through diplomatic channels. if the drone were hit it could have forced retaliation from the u.s. so against this backdrop, we want to know which of these stories is most important for the months ahead or is it something else entirely that we're not yet foc
with the interviews of priceline and diagio making a $2 million bet on india. one more look at futures, once again, negative actions here. we'll see how we close out this crazy week. >>> a few travel websites are hooking up. priceline going to buy kayak working out to $1.8 billion. it comes just about four months after kayak went public. priceline ceo jeffrey boyd will discuss the deal exclusively on "squawk on the street" at 11 a.m. eastern time. this is a tricky deal, jim, because kayak makes money by referring to the likes of a priceline and expedia. now priceline doesn't have to pay as much to be referred because it owns kayak and can make money off kayak referring to rivals like expedia. >> i thought it was kind of a dazzling move. these sites are very, very powerful, it's the way people travel. kayak doesn't look like a great site but it is very powerful way for people to be able to find out the best price move. hotels.com, priceline. i know priceline is looking down, apparently, but this was smart. >> you chase orbitz and try to find out who's next? >> this is a powerful combination, i thin
interested in how you describe the evolving relationship with india and china. what do you see as the qualitative differences between india and china? you described india as a strategic partnership. china is something else. there is more of an element of competition when you describe the relationship with china. this is nothing like that when you describe the relationship with india. is it too much for us in southeast asia to expect that one day there will be a strategic partnership between the u.s. and china? >> thank you. the relationship with india is rooted in history and it is rooted in a shared system of democracy. it is a unique relationship that we are building out. it has different aspects to it. their relationship with china is more complex. we are trying to build a relationship that is important to both nations in the world between two systems that are very different. working that through it is one of the great challenges we have. we are trying to build a relationship between the u.s. and china where there are elements of competition. we are trying to build a relatio
delhi. >> yes, there is trouble for walmart. it started operations in india in 2009. and this internal investigation is part of an investigation with the securities exchange commission. they decided to expand the scope of the internal investigation to look into operations in india and china. we understand from our sources that a team led by executives from kpmg as well as a law firm here in india and as of now, the chief financial officer along with another couple of key executives have been suspended. they've been asked not to report to work until this internal investigation is complete. this couldn't have come at a worst time because remember the india parliament has been given the go ahead as far as walmart being able to step up its stores here in india. so this is going to be another reason for the opposition parties to force the government into a possible reversal of the decision. so it's looking difficult for walmart at this point in time. we've tried to contact the company. they have confirmed the investigation is on. there is no time line that's been given by when they expect a
-- [indiscernible] >> with respect to india, he believes india is a very important player. he had very productive discussions. india plays a very important role and we look to deepen our relationship with the government of india. deputy secretary carter's efforts to look at streamlining sales between the two countries. india is a key player in the region than we look forward to build a stronger defense relationship. >> is he looking to reduce the bureaucratic hurdles between india and the u.s.? has this been going on for three or four months on that issue? >> he has been active and engaged on this issue. i do not know a specific report, but i will assure you he is working this matter very hard. let me get to louis. >> he recently had been shopping with a number of countries like australia or france, canada. since the u.s.-india deal had not gone through and indians are still waiting to get their energy, my question is, the secretary is pushing for this p.o., and we are in the second term also? >> which specific deal? >> the nuclear deal. >> we are looking at the entire u.s.-india and defense rela
's relationship to india, the sequence of events that take place after 2014 when the americans focus, again, as steve mentioned, when the american focus becomes somewhat less on the relationship through counterterrorism and opens the door for more creative ways of business, academic, media, other links with pakistan that really suffered in the last ten years because of the focus on ct. i guess i come out to the question answering that i'm cautiously optimistic if we keep it on the rails, which if you know what happened over two years, it's not an easy thing, but like rolling down the side of a are vein, and you don't know how far the ravine goes. when i say "keeping things on track," it's not easy to keep things on track in pakistan because of the way it's mismanaged, because of the difficulties in the relationship, but if we are able to do so, i think after 2014, there will be a prospect to open up to new kinds of cooperation if we are not slaves to a bilateral vision that's based on this trust, but if we focus on the multilateral and regional issues leading to economic growth, relations w
explained that she was returning to india in a few days and hope to catch a glance of the president before she went home. she then arranged for the woman to be given a seat at the dinner so that she could hear the speech as well as see the president. nixon then left the hall to continue on to the engagement. i used the story because i think it exemplifies several key points i wish to make about pat and her public role. particularly about the role of foreign diplomats. first, she met the woman during one of her travels as first lady. the traveling she did as first and second lady was the best part of her job. as a political wife. second, she was just a young woman who had come to the united states and had come out to see the second lady and see the united states to study. she treated everyone she met as though they were the most important person in the world. there, she was happiest in her role when she could take action. the party they were out in the engagement they were going to or not is important at that moment as getting this visitor from india a seat at the presidential dinner. in th
her body back to india. i spoke to them by telephone. he claims medical staff to refuse to give his wife and abortion. >> unfortunately, it is a lot. >> she you believe if she would have been allowed the termination she wanted she would have survived? >> of course. >> ireland's health minister has ordered an immediate investigation into what happened. >> for anyone to have died during pregnancy is something we are upset by. >> ireland has had a number of referendums on abortion, but the legal agenda has not been enshrined in legislation. although abortion have been allowed when a woman's life is they say legal confusion has to be end. >> i think there is a lack of guidelines. there would not have been a mechanism for doctors to determine what to do. >> question time in dublin parliament was dominated by the guest curator modern ireland has been reluctant to legislate, but be aturn now to turning point in-house irish history. >> after months of speculation, we are about to find out who will takeover china costs -- china's leadership. there are growing calls for change. >> as they ste
's relations with india, the issues that have to do with the sequence of events that will take place after 2014 when the american focus once again as steve mentioned, when the american focus becomes somewhat less a relationship through counterterrorism and opens the door for more creative ways of business, academic, media, other links with pakistan that have really suffered in the last 10 years because of our focus on ct pics i guess i come up to your question answering that i'm cautiously optimistic that if we can keep things on the risk in which if you know what happened over the last two years, it's not an easy thing, it was like rolling down the side of her routine with rocks and cactus is and you don't know how far the routine goes. so goes. so what is a keeping things on track, it is not easy to get things on track, pakistan. because of the way it's mismanaged, because of the difficulties in our relationship. but if we're able to do so i think after 2014 there would be a prospect that we can open up the new kind of cooperation, if we are not slaves to a bilateral vision, based on mistrust
? >> one more story before we go. the bunnies are coming to india to leave people with? >> one more story before we go. the bunnies are coming to india. the country's first playboy club. but no short shorts. the club's operator says the iconic waitress bunny costumes will be redesigneded to meet indian sense abilities. the first clubs will open. >> your focus is short shorts. focus on a different are tkind shorts. the regulations have huge implications. people will be able to know which henk fudge funds have sho and why. >> there will be a lot more jobs discussion. we hope and you have good weekend whenever it starts. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. >>> it is jobsfully. sandy couldn't disrupt this, the final employment report before election day. the road to recovery from sandy a little bit bumpy. power is slowly returning for some, but other areas could be dark for at least another week. and the gas lines, if you're not in the area, you have noed idea what this
down to maybe six, 7%. as you know this were at double digits. india is still about 6. and there are four or five countries that are well over five but they would have been, if we hadn't had all these problems they probably would have been much higher. >> uh-huh. >> but it's not like going to minus or at least even going to low single digits. >> it is the deacceleration that longer-term investors will point to as a worrisome trend. do you agree with that? >> of course. we have to watch it very, very carefully but at the end of the day if you look at the average for emerging markets, the average growth rate is 5%. >> uh-huh. >> so that's five times more than what the developments are doing. so when people ask me do you think we'll have a hard or soft landing in china they are-- 5, 6, 7% growth is very, very fast growth. >> are these economies developing themselves? so in other words, are they becoming less and less dependent on trade with the big economies like the united states and europe and more internally developed. >> that is really interesting because if you look
of gold in their collective pockets. but they're not alone. china look set to overtake india as the world's top gold consumer this year. meanwhile, china's icbc bank says that within an economy on the mend, rising domestic income and new gold linked investment products in the offing, china's potential as a global gold haven is huge. even the pboc appears to be in on the act. the london bouillon market association says beijing may be mulling options to tack on more gold to its reserves soon. >> joining us now from hong kong, martin henekyp what is the diwali effect for gold and gold prices? >> demand has been quite reasonable as was mentioned despite the relatively weak indian economy and weak rupee. but you can't blame them if the rupee is very weak, what would you do if you don't have trust in the currency going forward. and we just had actually the indianville production figures out, they were weaker than expected, actually down for september 0.4%. negatively an expectation of 2.8%. and at the same time, the consumer prices rose by 9.75%. so somewhat of a stagflation there, but the econ
. and if we don't -- india and china. and if we don't have a diversity visa, a higher percentage of the. grants will be from mexico, india, and china. that's ok, it's not the end of the world but there is value in having immigrants from across the world. there is value in having ukrainians come to this country. there is value in having ethiopians. there is value in people having diverse social backgrounds and ethnic backgrounds coming to this country to facilitate acclimation to this country. so i think that it was well thought out having the concept whereby people who don't happen to be from mexico, india, or china, or the other main countries, have a way of getting here. it's a good program. so, too, having a stem visa program is absolutely critical call. it's important to our country to make sure we retain the talent we attract to our universitys and nothing is more frustrating to me as an american and many of our stites and i talk about it frequently back home, representing both of our major state universitys in colorado, as well as private universitys in my district as well, that h
online. today the u.s. economy accounts for 23% of the world's economy and india is 7. in 2030, according to the oecd predictions, china will be 29% of the world economy, the u.s. will be 18 and india will be 11. and those are, i think, really worthwhile numbers to keep in our mind as we talk about u.s. competitiveness in the world economy, because we're entering this entirely new era where the u.s. is going to be a big player in the world economy but no longer the preeminent, the very largest one, and i think that brings real challenges and requires a whole new way of thinking. so my opening remarks, steve was introduced, i think quite rightly, as a guy who i hope is getting cases of champagne and bouquets of flowers from the white house. because on certain readings you could say, you know, he's the guy who got the president reelected. that means, i believe, he has great insight into what obama's second term economic policy will be -- [laughter] and the big question on the agenda which i think certainly already tremendous bearing on u.s., on the u.s. domestic economy and, therefore, u.s.
at and the engagement they were going were not as important at that moment as getting this visitor from india a seat at the presidential dinner. the greater scheme of things it's a small act but it left a lasting impression on the woman involved. the indian woman involved and on the women in the table that she was eventually seated at. that's how we know about the event. through a letter that someone who she ended up sitting with responded and wrote to pat later about it. for pat politics was her job. one she didn't always enjoy. while on occasion she was proud of the work and helping to raise funds for the party. she found many of the tasks frustrating and mind numbing. by the end of the first term she expressed the friends reentry to the work force. she wrote i would like to do part-time work rather than the useless work i'm expected to do. the thrill of meeting famous men and women and the glamour of white tie dinners wore off leaving only the tiring routine of constant evenings away from the girls, ielgd chatter with women she didn't always like. for someone that worked hard her entire life, she
was returning to india in a few days and hope to catch a glimpse of the president before she went home. have been arranged for the woman to be given a seat at the dinner so she could hear the speech as well as see the president. nixon then left the hall to continue on to the previous engagement. i use this story to begin my topic because i think it exemplifies several key points i wish to make about pat nixon public role. more particularly as foreign diplomat. patton at the indian woman during one of her travels the second lady. the traveling she did as first and second lady was the best part of her job as a political wife. second, this is not the wife of ambassador or statesmen. she was just a young woman who had come to the united states and then had come to the united states to study. pat didn't limit her contact server trouble to import people. she treated everyone she met as if they were the most important person in the world. the people she met sinister sincerity and responded to it. third, she was happiest in her will when she could take action. the party of the nixon's in the engagem
-cholesterol drug is being recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated. india-based drugmaker ranbaxy says a total of 41 lots of its generic version of lipitor may contain tiny glass particles. the recall is voluntary and with the knowledge of the fda. this is the same company that came under fire in 2006 and 2008 because of poor conditions of two of its plants in india. >>> in bangladesh they're trying to figure out what caused that deadly fire at a crowded clothing factory. last night the fire ripped through this nine-story building with 2,000 people inside. at least 117 people were killed and 200 injured. many jumped for their lives. cnn international anchor jonathan mann is here with more on this. this is not the first time a fire has happened of this magnitude at a plant or factory in that region. >> in that region, in that industry. bangladesh has thousands of factories making, sad to say, making the clothing a lot of people are buying this weekend. they export a lot of clothing to us. it's a massive earner for the country. but they have lost hundreds of workers in just
chiming. china and india, and other major polluters want us to pay more. we're calling this a global money grab. they want us, they want more money from us. and here with the nrdc action fund. why are we the targets of-- why are we the villains here? >> well, stuart, i think that we're looking out for american interests here and this climate change is a threat to americans and we see that threat across the summer. the worst drought that i know. >> i've got the talking points, but this is the united nations, this is the united nations china is saying, you americans, you're the villains here and india saying the same thing. and china's the world's largest polluter. why are we the villains here? why is it the united nations is the vehicle to screw money out of us? >> well, i think that we need to take a global approach. it's a global problem and you make a good point. china is part of the problem, and india, japan, europe we're all part of the problem and take a global approach. stuart: they want money for us. they want us to pay more, and they want our money. >> and-- >> wait a second, do yo
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economies such as india. suzuki has been selling mostly small cars in the u.s. since 1985. the company's annual sales there peaked in 2007 when they sold more than 100,000 units. but the recession following the 2008 collapse of lehman brothers was a blow to suzuki. the stronger yen also made the situation worse. annual sales for last year plummeted to 27,000 units. suzuki spokespersons say they'll continue selling vehicles in hawaii while only offering motorcycle s and marine engines in the rest of the country. >>> japan has decided to ease restrictions on beef imports from the united states. the government has made the decision after a panel of experts has reported that the step will post no safety risk. u.s. beef imports will start to increase from as early as the beginning of next year. japan's health ministry decided to allow imports of beef from cattle 30 months or younger. that's on condition that the brain and spinal cord continue to be removed. these are parts where the pathogen of mad cow disease is believed to accumulate. japan decided seven years ago to limit u.s. beef impor
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